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CJI office under RTI ambit, says SC

  On 13 Nov, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogai said that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a ‘public authority ‘under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005. The court decision dismissed the earlier three appeals filed by ..

Ibrahim Kalifulla elevated to Supreme Court

The collegium of judges has cleared the name of Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court F.M. Ibrahim Kalifulla for elevation and he will soon be a Judge of Supreme Court. Justice Kalifulla, who comes from Tamil Nadu and he will be the second judge to represent the Madras High Court, after Justice ..

News Today June 7 & 8, 2010

Q+A: Global Peace Index 2010The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a global non-profit research organization headquartered in Sydney, Australia with a branch in Washington, D.C.India ranks 128. Read HereMad Cow Disease : India is among safest countriesThe Mad cow disease known technically as Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease in ..

News Today : May 2, 2010

Events / Happenings & Observances:World Laughter DayWorld Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in May all over the world since 1998 when the first celebration was held on January 11, 1998, in Mumbai. The event was launched by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. Laughter Yoga movement has over ..

News Today April 17, 2010

National Updates:Amendment in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009An amendment in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 is introduced in the Rajya Sabha on April 17, 2010. This encompasses explicitly covering Children with cerebral palsy, mental retardation, autism and multiple disabilities under the Right of ..